MLK’s Niece Dr. Alveda King: You Can’t Regulate Discrimination

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Dr. Alveda King, niece of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said Monday on “Fox & Friends it’s impossible for colleges to regulate racial discrimination.

“I’m 67 years old. As a young girl into my young years, even going into college, I was taught by my dad … my mother … daddy king my granddad and even Martin Luther king Jr. that we’re one race. One human race. One blood,” King said. (RELATED: Dr. Alveda King Encourages America To Pray Without Ceasing — Especially For President Trump)

“And as one blood, that’s Acts 17-26. My uncle Martin would also say … We must learn to live together as brothers and I’ll add sisters, or perish together as fools. So when we discriminate in education because of skin color — that’s archaic. It’s barbaric, it’s wrong. But it can’t so much be regulated.”


“You can’t go to the colleges and say ‘don’t discriminate against somebody because of their skin color’ because people will do things in secret, if they want to do what’s wrong anyway,” she continued.

King said society must treat each person as a human being and thinks it would be foolish to take a “colorblind” approach to racial issues.

“We must treat every student as a human being and we must not discriminate,” King declared. “As a college professor, [I] know that many of my own students predominantly African-Americans, had been disenfranchised. So I’ve never been colorblind. If you’re colorblind then you need glasses. We can’t pretend people don’t have ethnic distinctions.”

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